I agree . Similarly the Palestinians don't need Israel or to ask Israel for Statehood. It is just crazy for Israel to think that PA must sit and talk about their country with anyone. Equally I was flabbergasted to learn that Egypt with 85 million people had to refrain from policing the Sinai to protect Israel from terror assaults.
Settlers from Esh Kodesh clash with Palestinians in the West Bank; IDF cordoned the area (Haaretz)